University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) is a 4 year AQF level 8 Bachelor Honours program. Radiation Therapy is one of the main treatment options for patients diagnosed with cancer. Radiation Therapists are the health care professionals who use anatomical and functional imaging studies to design courses of treatment for patients with malignant disease, and use a range of advanced technology to implement daily treatment. Radiation Therapists have a large responsibility to monitor patients' health and well-being during treatment. Radiation Therapy contributes significantly to the high cancer cure rates in Australia.


  • Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) requires completion of 320 units consisting of: 300 units of Core Courses
  • and 20 units of Elective Courses for Non-Graded Honours
  • or 20 units of Research Project courses for Graded Honours.


  • anatomy
  • behavioural science
  • clinical methods
  • imaging and treatment technologies
  • oncology
  • phsyiology
  • research

Standard entry requirements

  • Previous year 12 studies
  • Higher education, tertiary or post-secondary qualifications and/or
  • Overseas qualifications considered equivalent to Australian qualifications.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $150,900
  • ATAR: 71.00
  • Full-time : 4 years

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